Monday June 20, 1977

US date format: 6/20/1977, UK date format: 20/6/1977

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 20, 1977). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was James Callaghan (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Amos Lee and Gordan Giricek. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Got To Give It Up (Part 1) by Marvin Gaye. In UK Lucille by Kenny Rogers was in the top 5 hits. MacArthur, directed by Joseph Sargent, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977 while How To Save Your Own Life by Erica Jong was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The House That Jack Built. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Surround or Baseball.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • American Radio Relay League ? Bring your Handy-Talky to Work Day
  • West Virginia ? West Virginia Day.
  • Flag Day in Argentina (1938).
  • UNHCR - World Refugee Day.
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Events

  • Menahem Begin forms Israeli government
  • Oil first enters Trans-Alaska pipeline, exits 38 days later at Valdez.

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MacArthur

MacArthur

Directed by: Joseph Sargent

Starring: Gregory Peck, Dan O'Herlihy, Ed Flanders, Ivan Bonar

Joyride

Joyride

Directed by: Joseph Ruben

Starring: Desi Arnaz Jr., Robert Carradine, Melanie Griffith, Anne Lockhart

Viva Knievel!

Viva Knievel!

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

Starring: Evel Knievel, Gene Kelly, Lauren Hutton, Red Buttons

The Rescuers

The Rescuers

Directed by: John Lounsbery, Wolfgang Reitherman, Art Stevens

Starring: Bob Newhart, Eva Gabor, Geraldine Page, Joe Flynn

Country: United States of America

A Bridge Too Far

A Bridge Too Far

Directed by: Richard Attenborough

Starring: Sean Connery, Ryan O'Neal, Michael Caine, Laurence Olivier

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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The House That Jack Built

The House That Jack Built

Directed by: Henry Barrial

Cottage to Let

Cottage to Let

Directed by: Sinister Cinema

Hollywood High

Hollywood High

Directed by: Patrick Wright

Rock Follies of '77

Rock Follies of '77

Nina

Nina

Days to next June 20

If June 20, 1977 is your birthday you're 43 years, 3 months, 4 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 27 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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A Book Of Common Prayer by Joan Didion

A Book Of Common Prayer

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Writing with the telegraphic swiftness and microscopic sensitivity that have made her one of our most distinguished journalists, Joan Didion creates a shimmering novel of innocence and evil.A

Trinity by Leon Uris

Trinity

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Leon Uris’s beloved Irish classic, available in Avon mass market. From the acclaimed author who enthralled the world with Exodus, Battle Cry, QB VII, Topaz, and other beloved classics of twentieth-century fiction comes a sweeping and powerful epic adventure that …

Passages by Gail Sheehy

Passages

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At last, this is your story. You'll recognize yourself, your friends, and your loves. You'll see how to use each life crisis as an opportunity for creative change -- to grow

The Gamesman by Michael Maccoby

The Gamesman

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The Gamesman: The New Corporate Leaders

The Crash Of '79 by Paul E. Erdman

The Crash Of '79

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Surround

Surround

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Blackjack

Blackjack

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports (gambling)

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Destroyer

Destroyer

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Baseball

Baseball

Platform: RCA Studio II

Genre: Sport

Publisher: RCA

Circus

Circus

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Exidy


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